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John Byrne ditches Fast Company for BusinessWeek. Will his troops follow him out?
July 19, 2005
John Byrne's work here is done. Weeks after helping broker the sale of Fast Company and Inc. to billionaire Joe Mansueto, Byrne is waving goodbye to his loyal troops and fleeing back into BusinessWeek's warm embrace as the executive editor of the magazine. On the one hand, it's shocking—one sign that Mansueto was caught off guard is that he's never even met Byrne's acting replacement, executive editor Mark Vamos. On the other hand, it's not— Byrne was in the running for the top job some months back, and while he's now only ...
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